Comayagua Depairtment

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Location o Comayagua depairtment
Location o Comayagua depairtment

Comayagua (Spaingie pronunciation: [komaˈʝaɣwa]) is ane o the 18 depairtments (departamentos) intae which the Central American naition o Honduras is dividit. The depairtmental caipital is Comayagua.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The depairtment covers a tot surface aurie o 5,196 km² an, in 2005, haed a estimatit population o 390,643 fowk.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Historically, the depairtment producit gowd, copper, cinnabar, asbestos, an siller. Gems wur mined an aw, includin opal an emerald. The aurie wis kent for "fine" cattle an aw.[1]

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Baily, John (1850). Central America; Describing Each of the States of Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. London: Trelawney Saunders. pp. 128–129.

Coordinates: 14°27′N 87°38′W / 14.450°N 87.633°W / 14.450; -87.633